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APPENDIX C BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF PRINCIPAL CONTRIBUTORS . . Edward W. Clyde received a B.S. degree from Brigham Young University in 1939, and in 1942, a law degree from the University of Utah. He has engaged in private law practice in his own f irm s ince 1945, and throughout that period has specialized in all phases of natural resources law. His geographical area of practice is generally throughout the West, with extensive work in Nevada, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Colorado, and Utah. He taught mining law, water law, and other law subjects at the University of Utah Law School from 1948 until about 1960. This also included teaching a course in law for engineers and architects and a course in law for the graduating medical class. He was chairman of the Water Law Commit tee of the Natural Resources Section of the American Bar Association for approximately five years; a Council member for three years; and chairman of the Section in 1976-197 7. Currently, he is a member of the Board of Litigation of Mountain States Legal Foundation. John A. Dracup is a professor in the Civil Engineering Department, School of Engineering and Applied Science, UCLA. His professional interests and expertise are in the fields of hydrology and water resource systems engineering. Recent research work has involved the statistical analysis of hydrologic droughts, the modeling of ground-water systems, the analysis of flash floods in ungaged watersheds, the optimization of energy use in urban water districts, and the hydrologic analysis of an alpine watershed under acid deposition stress. Prior to his association with UCLA, he was a member of the faculty of Oregon State University and an instructor -122-

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-123- at the University of California, Berkeley. For the past 20 years he has served as a consultant to various federal, state, and local agencies, as well as to private companies. He has served-as an expert witness in more than 30 water resource litigations. He is - ~ NRC Committee on Natural currently a member ot the Disasters and the Mono Basin Ecosystem Study Committee. Benedykt Dziegielewsk~, a native of Poland, has B.S. and M.S. degrees in environmental engineering from Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland, and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in geography and environmental engineering from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Prior to serving as assistant professor in the Department of Geography at Southern Illinois University, he was a lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineering and the Department of Thermal and Environmental Engineering at Southern Illinois University. He has also been an instructor at the Department of Sanitary Engineering at Technical University of Wroclaw. His Ph.D. dissertation entitled "Evaluation of Emergency Water Supplies as Drought Management Alternatives" has received the 1984 Outstanding Dissertation Award of the Universities Council on Water Resources. Duane L. Georgeson was appointed to his present position as head of the Los Angeles Water System in reDruary EYES, atter serving in several water system management positions, including direction of the Aqueduct and Engineering Design Divisions. A registered civil engineer, Georgeson joined the ~ ~ ~ ~~ _ ~ e Department of Water and Power in 1959 after serving two years as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. He is an active member of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, the Association of California Water Agencies, Town Hall, the American Water Works Association, the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, and the U.S. Committee on Large Dams. In November 1983, he was appointed an alternate member of the Colorado River Board of California by Governor Deukmejian. Georgeson is a graduate of UCLA, where he received a B.S. in engineering in 1957.

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124 Robert L. Smith received a B. S. in civil engineering arid an M. S. in mechanics and hydraulics from the University of Iowa. He has served as Deane Ackers Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, and in various consulting assignments in both pub kc and private sectors . He has been a trustee and member of the executive committee, Center for Research, Inc.,; member, USGS Advisory Committee an Public Use of Water Data; chairman, ASCE Task Committee on Federal Policies in Water Resources Planning, member, Water Science and Technology Board, National Research Council; and member, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and has authored more than 50 journal articles and research monographs . Gilbert F. White received S.B., S.M., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago. He has served as pres ident, Haver ford Col lege; profes sor of geography, University of Chicago; visiting professor, University of Oxford; and professor of geography and director, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has served as chairman, Environmental Studies Board, National Research Council; member, Technology Assessment Advisory Council, U. S. Congress; trustee, Agricultural Development Council, Resources for the Future; president, Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment, International Council of Scientific Unions; and chairman, Commission on Natural Resources, National Research Counc it .